ONLINE: Nancy Newman: Watercolour: Sailing Away - How to Paint Sailboats and Fishing Boats on Water

  • Tue, May 07, 2024
  • Tue, May 28, 2024
  • 4 sessions
  • Tue, May 07, 2024, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Tue, May 14, 2024, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Tue, May 21, 2024, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Tue, May 28, 2024, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Barrie Art Club
  • 7


  • Registration Fee $140.00
  • Non-member Registration $200.00

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Sailing Away - How to Paint Sailboats
and Fishing Boats on Water

(Image shown is an Example only)

AFTERNOON Workshop (Tuesdays)

  • Subject:
    1. Painting patterns of water and basic boat shapes.
    2. Sailboats
    3. Fishing boats
  • Medium: Watercolour
  • Levels: All
  • Registration:
    - Members: $140.00
    - Non-members: $

Working from photo references and drawings, participants will explore patterns found in water, from calm to wavy. Participants will learn how to draw and paint basic “8” boat shapes and show the reflections of shapes in water. Step-by-step demonstrations will focus on creating simplified paintings of sailboats and fishing boats using the elements of shape, form and variety.

About the Artist

Nancy is an award-winning artist, teacher and juror. She is a Director of the Toronto Watercolour Society (TWS).  Nancy is a member of the Federation of Canadian Artists, (Active Member), the Society of York Region Artists, the East Central Ontario Art Association and the International Watercolour Society, Canada and the Blue Mountain Foundation of the Arts.

She has exhibited her work in many solo shows and juried group shows including TWS Aquavision, SCA, IWS, Art Aurora, SOYRA, and the BMFA. She has received several First Place, Awards of Merit, Honourable Mention and People's Choice Awards.

Nancy has been a guest instructor for many art societies such as the Banbury Group of Artists, Don Valley Art Club and the Marsh Street Painters, Clarksburg. She has given workshops and taught regular sessions of classes at the Aurora Cultural Centre. Nancy has been an instructor at the Haliburton School of the Arts for many years. This summer Nancy will be teaching at the Loyalist College Summer Arts Program in Belleville.

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